Tried the Elixir Nanoweb strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by RS, Sep 9, 2001.

  1. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    I finally recieved my nanoweb Elixirs from MF. I got "regular" tops (gauges 105/85/65/45). I
    put them on my maple neck, alder body MIA jazz.
    Compared to DRs and GHS boomers (my 2 preferred brands), they seem to be looser, lower tension. Also, they feel a bit slimy sometimes after playing them awhile, so there is the occassional slip. The seems less bright than the GHS and DRs, but I wouldn't descibe them as dull sounding. Hopefull they will retain this current level of brightness. If these string last as long as they claim, I would definitely buy another set for the $25 I paid. GC sells them for $44, which I'm not sure I'd spring for. Overall, I'd recommend these strings, assuming the last for awhile.
  2. Davidoc

    Davidoc Guest

    Sep 2, 2000
    Northern VA and JMU
    Wow, where'd you get them for $25? I may be missing out on a lot :)
  3. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    Yeah, I got three sets for 20 each when MF was blowing them out. Great strings. And yes, they will sound about like they do new for a very LONG time!
  4. onebassplayer

    onebassplayer Guest

    Jun 20, 2000
    Silver Spring, MD
    Only use them on my fretless, love the tone and feel.... don't use them on any of my fretted basses, however.